Page images

A. D. 35.
ACTS 1X. 15–20.

A. D. 35. truth in Christ, and lie not,) a teacher a And one Ananias, a devout man of the Gentiles in faith and verity, according to the law, having a good 1 Tim. ii. 7.

report of all the Jews which dwelt And on the morrow, when Agrippa there, Came unto me, and stood, and was come, and Bernice, with great said unto me, Brother Saul, receive pomp, and was entered into the place thy sight. And the same hour I looked of hearing, with the chief captains, up upon him. And he said, The God and principal men of the city, at Fes- of our fathers hath chosen thee, that tus' commandment Paul was brought thou shouldest know his will, and see forth, Acts xxv. 23. And as he thus that Just One, and shouldest hear the spake for himself, Festus said with a voice of his mouth. For thou shalt loud voice, Paul, thou art beside thy- be his witness unto all men, of what self; much learning doth make thee thou hast seen and heard, Acts xxii. mad. But he said, I am not mad, 12–15. most noble Festus, but speak forth the b See on chap. viii. ver. 17. words of truth and soberness. For c See on Luke ii. ver. 11. clause 3. the king knoweth of these things ; be d And Saul arose from the earth; fore whom also I speak freely : for I and when his eyes were opened, he am persuaded that none of these things saw no man : but they led him by are hidden from him; for this thing was the band, and brought him into Danot done in a corner. King Agrippa, mascus, And he was three days withbelievest thou the prophets ? I know out sight, and neither did eat nor that thou believest. Then Agrippa driuk, ver. 8, 9. said unto Paul, Almost thou persuad: See on chap. ii. ver. 4. clause 1. est me to be a Christian And Paul said, I would to God that not only

VER. 18. thou, but also all that hear me this Και ευθέως απέπεσαν από των οφθαλ. day, were both almost, and altogether wir autoŨ wel aendes, ávéBasté ta nasuch as I am, except these bonds, xxvi. saxañua' sal drastas ißanticon. 24-29. For there stood by me this night the angel of God, whose I am, eyes as it had been scales: and he re

* And immediately there fell from his and whom I serve, Saying, Fear not, ceived sight forthwith, and Paul; thou must be brought before

was baptised. Cæsar: and, lo, God hath given thee all them that sail with thee, xxvii.

a But their minds were blinded; 23, 24.

for until this day remaineth the same VER. 16.

vail untaken away in the reading of 'Εγώ γας υποδείξω αυτώ όσα δεί αυτόν | the old testament: which mail is done υπέρ του ονόματός μου σαθεϊν. .

away in Christ. But even unto this

day, wben Moses is read, the vail is For I will shew him ahow great things upon their hearts. Nevertheless when he must suffer for my name's sake.

it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall a See on Matt. v. ver. 10. clause 1. be taken away, 2 Cor. iii. 14-16. and a. ver. 17. clauses 2, 3.

b See on Matt. iii. ver. 6. clause 1. VER. 17.

VER. 19.' 'Απήλθε δε 'Ανανίας, και εισήλθεν εις Και λαβών τροφήν, ενίσχυσεν. 'Εγένετο την οικίαν» και επιθείς επ' αυτόν τας χεί- Ιδεέ Σαύλος μετά των εν Δαμασκώ μαμας, είπε: Σαούλ αδελφέ, ο Κύριος απέσ- θητών ήμέρας τινάς. ταλκέ με (Ιησούς ο όφθείς σοι εν τη οδώ και And when he had received meat, he ήχου) όπως αναβλέψης, και πλησθής πνεύ

was strengthened. Then was Saul cerματος αγίου. .

tain days with the disciples which were * And Ananias went his way, and en

at Damascus. tered into the house ; band putting his

VER 20. hands on him said, Brother Saul, cthe

και ευθέως εν ταϊς συναγωγαίς εκήLord, even Jesus, that appeared unto thee in the way as thou camest, hath quote tò Xplorò, őtt otrós irtiv å vive sent

του Θεού. d that ihou mightest receive thy me, sight, e and be filled with the Holy Ghosi. * And straightway he preached Christ VOL. II.




A. D. 37.

[blocks in formation]

rin the synagogues, b that he is the Son of a In Damascus the governor under God.

Aretas the king kept the city of the a Whereupon, O king Agrippa, I Damascenes with a garrison, desirous was not disobedient unto the heaven to apprehend me, 2 Cor. xi. 32. ly vision: But shewed first unto them

VER. 24. of Damascus, and at Jerusalem, and throughout all the coasts of Judæa,

'Εγιάσθη δε τα Σαύλω ή επιδεολή αίand then to the Gentiles, that they των παρετηρουνάτε τας πύλας ημέρας τε should repent and turn to God, and do xal vuxtos, mas aitèr áridasi. works meet for repentance, Acts xxvi. But their laying await was known of 19, 20. And profited in the Jews' | Saul. And they watched the gates day religion above many my equals in and night to kill him. mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of

VER. 25. my fathers. But when it pleased Λαβόντες δε αυτόν οι μαθηταί νυκτός, , God, who separated me from my mo- καθήκαν δια του τείχους, χαλάσαντες εν ther's womb, and called me by his otupído. grace, To reveal his Son in me, that

a Then the disciples took him by wight, I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not

and let him down by the wall in a baskei. with flesh and blood: Neither went I a And through a window in a bas. up to Jerusalem to them which were ket was I let down by the wall, and apostles before me; but I went into escaped his hands, 2 Cor. xi. 33. Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus, Gal. i. 1417.

VER. 26. b See on Matt. xiv. ver.33. clause 2. Παραγενόμενος δε ο Σαύλος εις Ιερουσα

λήμ, έπειράτο κολλάσθαι τους μαθηταίς VER. 21.

και πάντες έφοβούντο αυτόν, με πιστεύετΕξίσταντο δε πάντες οι ακούοντες, και τες ότι εστί μαθητής. έλεγαν: Ούχ ούτός έστιν ο πορθήσας εν

a And when Saul was come to Jerki. Ιερουσαλήμ τους επικαλουμένους το όνομα TOūro vai adde eis toute lanaúdet er en salem, he assayed to join himself to the dedeprávous avtoùs åyázn ini tejs åpxie- him, and believed not that he was a dis

disciples: but they were all efraid of

ciple. But all that heard him were amazed, and said; a Is not this he that destroyed to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode

a Then after three years I went up b them which called on his name in Je- with him fifteen days, Gal. i. 18. rusalem, and came hither for that intent, that he might bring them bound

VER. 27. unlo the Chief Priests?

Βαρνάβας δε επιλαβόμενος αυτόν, ήγαγε a See on chap. viii. ver. 3.

προς τους αποστόλους, και διηγήσατο αυb See on ver. 14. clause 2.

τοίς πώς εν τη οδώ είδε τον Κύριον, και ότι

ελάλησεν αυτών, και πώς έν Δαμασκα VER. 22.

επαρρησιάσατο εν τω ονόματι του Ιησού. Σαύλος δε μάλλον ενεδυναμούτο, και ouvé xuve tous Ioudaious Toùç xaToxvTaş him to the apostles, and declared unto

a But Barnabas took him, and brought dy sauaoxm, cujßoßázev Őro obTÓS ÉTTIY them bhow he had seen the Lord in the ο Χριστός.

way, and that he had spoken to him, and But Saulincreased the more in strength how he had preached boldly at Damas and confounded the Jews which dwelt at cus in the name of Jesus. Damascus, proving that this is very Christ.

a Then after three years I went up VER. 23.

to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode

with him fifteen days. But other of “Ως δε έπληρούντο ημέραι έκαναι, συνεβουλεύσαντο οι Ιουδαίοι ανελεϊν αυτόν

the apostles saw I none, sare James

the Lord's brother. Now the things a And after that many days sere ful- | which I write unto you, bebold, be. filled, the Jews took counsel to kill him: fore God, I lie not. Afterwards I

[ocr errors]

A. D. 37.
ACTS IX, 27-32.

A. D. 38. came into the regions of Syria and

Then had the Churches rest throughout Cilicia; And was unknown by face all Judæa and Galilee and Samaria, and unto the Churches of Judæa wbich were edified ; and a walking in the fear were in Christ: But they had heard of the Lord, band in the comfort of the only, That he which persecuted us Holy Ghost, were multiplied. in times past, now preachetb the faith a The fear of the Lord is the bewhich once he destroyed. And they ginning of wisdom: a good underglorified God in me, Gal. i. 18—24.

standing bave all they that do his And last of all he was seen of me commandments: bis praise endureth for also, as of one born out of due time, ever, Psal. cxi. 10. The fear of the 1 Cor. i. 8.

LORD is to hate evil: pride, and arVER. 28.

rogancy, and the evil way, and the Kai Tv Met' aitāv tio mogsvágusvos sai froward mouth, do I hate, Prov. viii. exmopevópavos év "lepousadiki, mai nap 13. In the fear of the Lord is strong ρησιαζόμενος έν τα ονόματι του Κυρίου confidence; and his children shall 'incou.

have a place of refuge. The fear of And he was with them coming in and the loan is a fountain of life, to de

part from the shares of death, xiv. going out at Jerusalem.

26, 27. Let not thine heart envy VER. 29.

sinners : but be thou in the fear of the 'Enámes Ti mai curente após rows LORD all the day long, xxiii. 17. And “Ελληνιστάς» οι δε επεχείρουν αυτόν ανε- wisdom and knowledge shall be the aste.

stability of thy times, and strength of And he spake boldly in the name of his treasure, xxxiii. 6. Having there

salvation : for the fear of the LORD is the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the fore these promises, dearly beloved, Grecians: a but they went about to slay let us cleanse ourselves from all filhim.

thiness of the flesh and spirit, per. a And it came to pass, that when I fecting holiness in the fear of God, was come again unto Jerusalem, even

2 Cor. vii. 1. Submitting yourselves while I prayed in the temple, I was

one to another in the fear of God, in a trance; And saw him saying Eph. v. 21. unto me, Make haste, and get thee

See on John xiv, ver. 16. clause 2. quickly out of Jerusalem: for they will not receive thy testimony con

VER. 32. ceming me, Acts xxii, 17, 18,

'Εγένετο δε Πέτρον διερχόμενον διά πάνVER. SO.

των, κατελθεϊν και προς τους αγίους τους 'Επιγνόντες δε οι αδελφοί κατήγαγαν

κατοικούντας Λύδδαν. . αυτόν εις Καισάρειαν, και εξαπέστειλαν And it came to pass, as Peter passed αυτών εις Ταρσόν. .

throughout all quarters, he came down Which when the brethren knew, a they also to a the saints which dwelt at Lydda. brought him dowon to Casarea, and sent a Then Ananias answered, Lord, him forth to b Tarsus.

I have heard by many of this man, a Afterwards I came into the re

how much evil he hath done to thy gions of Syria and Cilicia ; And was

saints at Jerusalem, ver. 13. To all unknown by face unto the Churches, that be in Rome, beloved of God, of Judæa which were in Christ, Gal. called to be saints: Grace to you, and i. 21, 22.

peace, from God our Father, and the b Then departed Barnabas to Tar- Lord Jesus Christ, Rom. i. 7. Unto sus, for to seek Saul, Acts xi. 25.

the Church of God which is at Co

rinth, to then that are sanctified in VER. 31.

Christ Jesus, called to be saints, 1 Cor. Αι μεν ούν εκκλησίαι καθ' όλης της i. 2. For God is not the author of Ιουδαίας και Γαλιλαίας και Σαμαρείας confusion, but of peace, as in all είχον ειρήνην, οικοδομούμεναι και πορευό- | Churches of the saints, χίν. 33. Unto μεται το φόβο του Κυρίου, και τη πα the church of God which is at Corinth, ρεαλήσει του αγίου Πνεύματος, έπλη- with all the saints which are in all Búvorro.

Achaia, 2 Cor.i. 1. Paul, an apostle


A. D. 38.

ACTS IX. 32-40,

A. D. 38.

of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to | αυτή, απέστειλαν δύο άνδρες προς αυτόν, the saints which are at Ephesus, and wapanehoūvTES pain oxvicar doe dai bass to the faithful in Christ Jesus, Eph. aùtāv. i. 1. Now therefore ye are no more

And fornsmuch as Lydda was nigh te strangers and foreigners, but fellow- Joppa, and the disciples had heard that citizens with the saints, and of the Peter was there, they sent unto him two household of God, ii. 19.

men, desiring him that he would not VER. 33.

* delay to come to them. Eupe de éxei av@pwmóv Tiva Aivar óvó

Or, be grieved. ματι, εξ ετών οκτώ κατακείμενον επί

VER. 39. κρασάτω, ός ήν παραλελυμένος,

'Αναστάς δε Πέτρος συνήλθεν αυτοίς: And there he found a certain man öv Faqayevópe evov árnyaya tis tà immor named Æneas, which had kept his bed mai napistneay auto käsu ai kāpa: eight yeurs, and was sick of the palsy.

κλαίουσαι, και επιδεικνύμεναι χιτώνες VER. 34.

και ιμάτια, όσα εσοίει μετ' αυτών ούσα ή Και είπεν αυτώ ο Πέτρος Αϊνέα, ιάται | Δορκάς. st "Incos e Xpistóc ảváotnes, rai orção When he was come, they brought him

Then Peter arose and went with them. σον σεαυτώ. Και ευθέως ανέστη.

And Peter said unto him, Æneas, into the upper chamber; i and all the * Jesus Christ muketh thee whole : arise, widows stood by him weeping, and sherand make thy bed. And he arose im. ing the couts and garments which Dorcas mediately.

made, while she was with them. a See on chap. iii. ver. 6. clause 3. a See on Matt. ix. ver. 23. VER. 35. .

VER. 40. και είδον αυτόν πάντες οι κατοικούντες 'Εκζαλών δε έξω πάντας ο Πέτρος, θείς Λύδδαν και τον Σαρωνών, οίτινες επέσ- τα γόνατα προσηύξατο και επιστρέψος τρεψαν επί τον Κύριον. .

gày cua, tỉat Tac:8à, sao ngôi. And all thut dwelt in Lydda and Sa-H di hvorts tows opbad cemos avtis, kai ron saw him, and turned to the Lord. ιδούσα τον Πέτρον, ανεκάθισε.

a But Peter put them all forth, and VER. 36.

kreeled down, und prayed; and tura'Ex 'IÓwan di Tis hy wa Mitpics óvópiatt ing him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. Tabela, a diépunyevoluém nézetai Apprás And she opened her eyes: and when sie aütn by gapne ayafõvipya nai laangoo saw Peter, she sat up. συνών ων επoίει. . Now there was at Juppa a certain

a And he said unto her, Give me

And he took him out of her disciple named Tabitha, which by in- ! thy son. terpretation is called Dorcas, a this bosom, and carried him up into a woman was full of good works and loft where he abode, and laid bim balmsdeeds which she did.

upon his own bed. And he cried unto

the Lord, and said, O LORD my God, * Or, Doe, or, Roe.

hast thou also brought evil upon the a See on Matt. v. ver. 16. clause 1. widow with whom I sojourn, by slayb See on Matt. v. ver. 42. clause 1. / ing her son? And he stretched him. VER. 37.

self upon the child three times, and

cried unto the LORD, and said, O 'Εγένετο δε

Taīs népais entivars Lord my God, I pray thee, let this år Sevhsaray auto dwodavir 2oGAYTEC child's soul come into him again. And δε αυτήν έθηκαν εν υπερώα.

the Lord heard the voice of Elijah, And it came to pass in those days, that and the soul of the child came into she was sick, and died: whom when they him again, and he revived, 1 Kings had washed, they laid her in an upper xvii. 19–92. And when Elisha was chamber.

come into the house, behold, the child VER. 38.

was dead, and laid upon his bed. He 'Errig dè oüons aúding tñ '16mmy, of went in therefore, and shut the door μαθηταί ακούσαντες ότι Πέτρος έστιν εν | upon them twain, and prayed unto the

A. D. 41.
ACTS IX. 40–43.-X. 1-5.

A. D. 41. LORD. And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his

VER. 3. mouth, and his eyes upon bis eyes, and

Είδεν εν δράματι φανερώς, ώσει ώραν his hands upon his hands; and he | ενάτης της ημέρας, άγγελος του Θεού stretched himself upon the child, and | εισελθόντα προς αυτόν, και ειπόντα αυτώ the flesh of the child waxed warm. Then Koprnace. he returned, and walked in the house He saw in a vision evidently about to and fro; and went up and stretched the ninth hour of the day a an angel of himselfupon him: and the child sneez

God coming into him, and suying unto ed seven times, and the child opened him, Cornelius. his eyes, 2 Kings iv. 32–35.

a See on Matt. xviii. ver. 10. clause 2. VER. 41.

VER. 4. Δούς δε αυτή χείρα, ανέστησεν αυτήν φωνήσας δε τους αγίους, και τας χήρας, μενος, είπε: τι εστι Κύριε ; Είπε δε

ο δε ατενίσας αυτώ, και έμφούζος γενόπαρέστησεν αυτήν ζώσαν. .

αυτώ Αι προσευχεί σου και αι ελεημοAnd he gave her his hand, and lifted | σύναι σου ανέβησαν εις μνημόσυνον ενώπιον her up, and when he had called the saints Toll RECU. and widows, he presented her alive.

And when he looked on him, he was VER. 42.

afraid, and said, What is it, Lord? And Γνωστόν δε έγένετο καθ' όλης της 'Ιοπ- | thine alms are come up for a memorial

he said unto him, a Thy prayers and πης και πολλοί επίστευσαν επί τόν Κύ- | before God. pios.

* LORD, I cry unto thee : make And it was known throughout all Jop- haste unto me; give ear unto my pa; and many believed in the Lord.

voice, when I cry unto thee. Let my

prayer be set forth before thee as in VER. 43.

cense, and the lifting up of my hands 'Εγένετο δε ημέρας ικανάς μείναι αυτόν | as the evening sacrifice, Psal. cali. εν Ιόππη παρά τινι Σίμνι βυρσεϊ. 1, 2. Then they that feared the LORD

And it came to puss, that he tarried spake often one to another; and the many days in Joppa with one Simon a Lord hearkened, and heard if : and

a book of remembrance was written

before him for them that feared the CHAP. X.-VER. 1. Lord, and that thought upon his 'Ανήρ δέ τις ήν εν Καισαρεία ονόματι the LORD of hoste, in that day when

name. And they shall be mine, saith Κορνήλιος, εκατοντάρχης έκ σπείρης της καλουμένης Ιταλικής,

I make up my jewels; and I will

spare them, as a man spareth his own There was a certain man in Cæsarea son that serveth him, Mal. iii. 16, 17. called Cornelius, au centurion of the But the angel said unto him, Fear band called the Italian band,

not, Zacharias: for thy prayer is a See on Matt. viii. ver. 3. clause. 2. bear thee a son, and thou shalt call

beard ; and thy wife Elisabeth shall VER. 2.

his name John, Luke i. 13. For God Eurobas na poboúpsvog rào Osòv, aur is not unrighteous, to forget your work marti tão visą autov, Foãy to inenfeo: shewed toward his name, in that ye

and labour of love, which ye have συνας πολλάς τω λαώ, και δεόμενος του Kare ministered to the saints, and do Θεού διαπαντός

minister, Heb. xii. 10. * A devout man, and one that feared God with all his house, which gave

VER. 5. much alms to the people, cand prayed to Και νύν πέμψον εις Ιόππην άνδρας, και God alway.

μετάπεμψαι Σίμωνα δς επικαλείται πίτ.

poci * See on chap. ix. ver. 31. clause 1. See on Matt. v. ver. 42. clause 1. And now send men to Joppa, and call See on Luke xviii. ver. 1. for one Simon, whose surname is Peter :


« PreviousContinue »